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Non Emergency Contact Information

Administration

The administration headquarters staff of the City of Miramichi Fire Department work Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. excluding holidays. Headquarters personnel can be reached by the following methods:

All Stations by Mail
94 General Manson Way, Unit #6
Miramichi, NB    E1N 6K8

By Phone and Fax
Tel: (506) 623-2225
Fax: (506) 623-2226

Information

Fire Protection

The City of Miramichi Fire Department is a composite department providing emergency service to residents of the City of Miramichi, under contract to some Local Service District areas, and to a First Nation for fire suppression, water rescue, ice water rescue, and motor vehicle extrication.

Fire Department Administration consists of a full-time Fire Chief and a full-time Administrative Assistant.

The Department’s Operations/Suppression Division is currently staffed with an authorized complement of 20 career firefighters assigned to 4 platoons, responding from the 2 main fire stations located in the former towns of Chatham and Newcastle. There is usually a minimum of 1 career member on shift in each main station 24 hours per day. In addition another station in the former town of Loggieville is manned by 6 volunteer officers and firefighters.

The department also benefits from the services of a full time Division Chief acting as a Fire Prevention Officer and Fire Investigator, and this person is responsible for inspecting public and private buildings and structures within the City of Miramichi for the purpose of ensuring fire safety standards are maintained. This officer is also responsible for providing public awareness through educating groups and the general public on fire prevention as well as being responsible for investigating fires determining origin and assisting in the gathering of evidence in suspected arson cases.

The department is fortunate to operate 3 engines, 3 pumper/tankers, 1 rescue pumper, 1 walk-around rescue, 2 quints/aerial trucks, 1 mini-pumper, 1 rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB), 1 small flat bottomed boat, a utility vehicle, 2 pickup trucks and a mobile command vehicle.

Miramichi Fire Department Profile

PositionNumber
Fire Chief1
Division Chief Fire Prevention1
Administrative Assistant1
Volunteer District Chief1
Career Captains4
Volunteer Captains1
Career Lieutenants4
Career Firefighters8
Part-Time Career Firefighters4
Volunteer Firefighters35